Isabelle

Activist | Apparently bad taste in films | Studied Documentary culture

Favorite films

  • Pride
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Snowpiercer

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  • The Polar Express

    ★★

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★★½

  • Love and Monsters

  • Pride

    ★★★★★

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  • Stardust

    Stardust

    ★★★★½

    This films is problematic on so many levels: yet I still love it

  • Fantastic Fungi

    Fantastic Fungi

    ★★

    I love fungi and mushrooms. I loved the time-lapse images of the mushrooms and the explanation of mycelium. I also really appreciated them bringing up that old growth forests are SUPER important for our climate since they are MASSIVE carbon sinks and store so much of it in the ground (grrr Swedish politicians allowing out industry to clear cut all of this away). 

    But I really hated where this documentary went and how it told the story. The narrative was…

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  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

    David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

    ★★★★★

    Got to see this film at a press viewing in Stockholm. It was a lot more, I guess, brutal than I expected it to be. David and the directors did not pull ANY punches on showing and speaking about consequences of the climate crisis and our destruction of nature and what was referred to as the wild. Was it the best documentary ever? Probably not. But it was impactful. And as a climate activist that spends most of her time…

  • Winter Nomads

    Winter Nomads

    ★★★½

    Watching this after spending a nice day out in the snow, and it was incredibly relaxing and calm to watch. At least from the warmth of my sofa at home, even if I did feel a little sympathetically cold with them sometimes. 

    The film passed by a lot quicker than I thought it would, as I was expecting it to be fairly long and slow paced. The interaction between Pascale, Carole and their animals was calming and intriguing to watch,…